Here Are the Marijuana Tax Measures Going Before Voters Tuesday
Voters in eighteen counties will go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 7 to weigh in on a number of measures and candidates for local office. A total of 56 ballot initiatives are before voters this cycle, including more than a half dozen related to marijuana.
Here is a list of cannabis measures appearing on ballots around the state:
Rio Dell - Measure X. This measure would levy a maximum 10 percent excise tax on cannabis businesses plus a $5-per-square-foot tax on land used for cannabis cultivation. Read more at the Times Standard.
Palm Springs - Measure E. This measure would expand an existing tax on medical marijuana businesses to other commercial cannabis enterprises.
Pacifica - Measure G. This measure would impose a gross receipts tax of 6 percent initially and 10 percent maximum on marijuana businesses.
Cotati - Measure G. This measure would levy new taxes on marijuana businesses that would vary widely depending on the type of enterprise.
Modesto - Measure T. This measure would authorize a maximum 10 percent tax on marijuana businesses.
Farmersville - Measure Q. This measure would tax the city’s marijuana businesses at a maximum rate of 10 percent of gross receipts or $25 per square foot.
Woodlake - Measure S. This measure would also tax the city’s marijuana businesses at a maximum rate of 10 percent of gross receipts or $25 per square foot.